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As world leaders gather for the UN General Assembly and G20 summits climate change has been high on the international agenda.
In a special programme Counting the Cost looks at the economics of going green and reports on pioneering policies to combat climate change, what still needs to be done and the costs involved.
Al Jazeera is focusing on the main events of the financial crisis and how the economic difficulties are impacting upon people's lives and welfares across the globe.
Counting the Cost is a weekly show that encompasses all the best of Al Jazeera's reports on how ordinary people's lives are affected by the crisis.
As well as exclusive stories we bring you expert guests and analysis.
The world is experiencing one of the biggest economic downturns since the great depression.
This episode of Counting the Cost aired from Friday, September 25, 2009.
Source: Al Jazeera